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Priscilla Presley Struggling After Death Of Lisa Marie – ‘Very Difficult Time’

Weeks after the death of Lisa Marie Presley, her mother Priscilla is having a "very difficult time" coming to terms with it.

The world is still in shock over the death of Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis, after she died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 54 earlier this month. Now, Lisa Marie’s mother Priscilla, 77, is speaking out to admit that she’s struggling in the wake of her daughter’s death.

“Thank you all for your condolences, you have touched me with your words,” Priscilla tweeted on Monday night. “It has been a very difficult time but just knowing your love is out there makes a difference.”

Priscilla’s Emotional Graceland Speech

This came one day after Priscilla delivered an emotional speech at her daughter’s memorial service that was held at Elvis’ Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday morning. 

“I’m going to read something that my granddaughter wrote, for all of you. And this says it all,” Priscilla said, according to Entertainment Tonight.

“I have no idea how to put my mother into words,” she continued, reading from her phone. “The truth is, there are too many. Lisa Marie Presley was an icon, a role model, a superhero to people all over the world. But mama was my icon, my role model, my superhero, in much more ways than one Even now, I can’t get across everything there is to be understood or known about her. But as she always said, ‘I’ll do my best.'”

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Priscilla Reads Poem

Priscilla proceeded to read the poem, which is called “The Old Soul:”

“In 1968 she entered our world, born fragile, tired, yet strong. She was delicate, but was filled with life. She always knew she wouldn’t be here too long. Childhood passes by with a glimpse of her green eye. She then grew a family of her own. Then came her second child, leading her to suspicion. Could this be the angel who takes me home?” 

“Time, of course, flew by. It was time for a tragedy. She knew it was close to the end. Survivors guilt, some would say, but a broken heart was the doing of her death. Now she is home where she always belonged, but my heart is missing her love. She knew that I loved her. I fear I’ll never touch her. But the old soul is always with me. She doesn’t drift above.”

Priscilla, who fought back tears as she read the poem, concluded by saying, “That says it all, and thank you all for being here. Our heart is broken, Lisa, and we all love you.”

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Lisa Marie’s Death

Lisa Marie was laid to rest at Graceland alongside her father and her son Benjamin Keough, who committed suicide back in 2020 at the age of 27.

Lisa Marie died on January 12 after she went into full cardiac arrest at her home in Calabasas, California. 

“Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Lisa Marie,” a rep for the family said afterwards. “They are profoundly grateful for the support, love and prayers of everyone, and ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”

Lisa Marie is survived by her mother and her three daughters. Please join us in saying a prayer for her family as they continue to mourn this devastating loss. 

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